Forthcoming Events

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR EVERYONE TO ATTEND

Little Saplings Sensory Play

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Our Little Saplings Sensory Play and storytelling is designed to help our youngest visitors enjoy the Arboretum and heighten their development and enjoyment of learning. Sounds, colours, textures, auditory sensory activities and other hands-on elements will add to the week’s chosen story.

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The Royal British Legion Field of Remembrance

Each year, hundreds of volunteers help to plant more than 120,000 tributes across the UK in six Royal British Legion Fields of Remembrance. 

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Gurkha Act of Remembrance

Join members of the Gurkha Welfare Trust and the Gurkha Brigade Association for an Act of Remembrance, followed by a wreath laying, at the Gurkha Chautara.

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Staffordshire Masons Remembrance Service

The Provincial Grand Lodge of Staffordshire will be hosting a Service of Remembrance in the Masonic Memorial Garden.

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Armistice 100 Candlelit Vigil

Pay tribute to the generation of a century ago as we congregate on the eve of Armistice Day to mark 100 years since the guns fell silent.

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Armistice Day / Remembrance Sunday

Our annual outdoor Armistice Day service will be held on Sunday 11 November at the base of the Armed Forces Memorial. Everyone is invited to participate in the service which will mark 100 years since the signing of the Armistice, which signaled the end of the First World War.  

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Memory Lane Cafe November

Our monthly reminiscence café returns this month. Each themed session is designed for people living with dementia, their carers, friends and family. 

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The Showmen's Guild Service of Remembrance

The Showmen's Guild will be hosting a Remembrance Parade and Service at the National Memorial Arboretum on Sunday 18 November.

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A Spotlight On: Nepal, Gurkhas and The Gurkha Welfare Trust

Join Major (Retired) Rob Cross for a verbal trek into the hills of Nepal, meeting some of the people from whom the Gurkhas were recruited. 

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